Town Center of Virginia Beach loves your pets and knows that some pet parents love to include their pup on shopping sprees. Happily, many of our stores welcome pets; some provide water bowls and even greet puppy with treats. Also, we offer restaurants with outdoor seating and a park where a dog, well, can just be a dog. So, grab your pet and a leash and visit these Town Center of Virginia Beach pooch-friendly shops.


  1. Lululemon: Lululemon is almost synonymous with yoga clothes. But the store carries athletic apparel for running, biking, dancing, really anything that keeps you moving. Pet owners will love Lululemon’s NYC Splatter Reflective Collection, which lights up at night during before-bed potty walks with your pup.
  2. Free People: This women’s BoHo chic apparel store skews to 20-somethings who are smart, creative, confident, and comfortable “in all aspects of her being.” Wait. That’s women of all ages. Not only are Free People designs fashion-forward, they’re also comfortable enough to wearing during play time with your pet.
  3. Anthropologie: This lifestyle brand caters to 30-45-year-old women with a sense of adventure. The shop’s apparel and furnishings are influenced by the brand’s five muses – soft & delicate, boho chic, easy cool, elegant classic, and modern sporty.
  4. Monkee’s of Virginia Beach: Keep a tight leash on pups that love shoes, because this chic boutique sells wonderful shoes, clothing. and accessories. Shelves are filled with the latest designs from New York and Milan.
  5. Hinterland Trading: Build your own terrarium with the help of experienced Hinterland staff. Fill your container with, air plants, sand, and rocks – anything that brings nature into your home. Want to create within a group? Hinterland also holds classes.
  6. West Elm: Furnishings at West Elm exist at the intersection of modern design, affordability and community.  You and pup can explore the store’s outdoor furniture, bedding, lighting, mirrors, and wall art. The store designs 90% of what it sells, and many products are sustainably sourced and Fair Trade Certified.
  7. Paper Source: July 31 is National Mutt Day, so get creative at the Paper Source, where you can produce unique greetings for your pet from more than 500 cards, rubber stamps, and fine paper from throughout the world. Suffer from greeting card block? The store hosts daily demonstrations of heat embossing, stamping, and other techniques that will help your ideas transform into really cool greeting cards.
  8. Mrs. Bones Bowtique: Fashion forward puppies will love the unique dog collars and leashes that Mrs. Bones Bowtique sells. All decorative collars and leashes are hand sewn, lined in satin, and adorned with solid brass hardware. You can even order a custom item with your dog’s name embroidered in gold on Swiss velvet.
  9. MODERN Salon and Spa: This peaceful retreat is a great relaxer for you and your pet, who can snooze by your legs as you receive transformative treatments for your face, body, and hair. Sip or lap up complimentary beverages as your stylist gives you a new hairdo, Brazilian Blowout, or extensions.
  10. Boyer’s Diamonds at Town Center: Dogs love shiny objects, almost as much as you will at Boyer’s Diamonds, a full-service jewelry store that sells fine and one-of-a-kind pieces at prices you can afford. Owner David Cohen buys top-quality, loose diamonds from cutters in Israel and then helps customers design unique pieces.

In addition to these great pet-friendly stores. You can find our full list of pooch-friendly restaurants, hotels and apartment communities below:


  1. Cold Stone Creamery: Dog Friendly Outdoor Dining, treats provided upon request
  2. Confetti Café & Gelato: Dog Friendly Outdoor Dining, water bowl provided upon request
  3. Jimmy John’s: Dog Friendly Outdoor Dining, water bowl provided upon request
  4. Just Cupcakes: Dog Friendly Outdoor Dining, water bowl and treats provided upon request
  5. Keagan’s Irish Pub & Restaurant: Dog Friendly Outdoor Dining, water bowl provided upon request
  6. McCormick & Schmick’s: Dog Friendly Outdoor Dining: You and your pet can enjoy dinner and drinks on the gorgeous outdoor patio of McCormick and Schmick’s

Apartment Communities & Hotels

  1. The Cosmopolitan: Pet Friendly Apartment Community
  2. ENCORE 4505: Pet Friendly Apartment Community
  3. Premier: Pet Friendly Apartment Community
  4. The Westin: Pet Friendly Hotel

Patrons may bring their leashed, well-behaved dogs to the outdoor public areas of Town Center of Virginia Beach. For your convenience, three Dog Comfort Stations with disposable waste bags are located in Town Center. We recommend the Dog Comfort Station in Central Park, as it is located next to a walking trail and grassy areas. If visiting Town Center with your pup, please be mindful that owners are responsible for cleaning up after their dogs and, by law, are responsible for the behavior of their dogs.